Soul Sanctuary Gospel Choir

JRS UK Gospel Choir
Refugee Week takes place every year across the world in the week around World Refugee Day on 20 June. In the UK, Refugee Week is a nationwide programme of arts, cultural and educational events that celebrate the contribution of refugees to the UK, in order to encourage a better understanding between communities.Jesuit Refugee Service UK is marking the event in three ways.JRS UK Director Sarah Teather has been invited to write and present BBC Radio 4’s  Prayer for the Day which is broadcast...
Soul Sanctuary gospel choir
On Easter Monday (April 2nd) Soul Sanctuary gospel choir will be performing their Easter oratorio ‘The Resurrection’.They are thrilled that Tracey Jane Campbell will be joining them and singing the part of Jesus. Christian music has a gap where the Resurrection is concerned: there are very few great musical celebrations of it, compared to those of the Incarnation and Passion.Thus their commission five years ago to their own ex-alto, Ellen Havard, just before she left for the National Theatre,...
Farm Street Church Orlando Massacre Mass
Special prayers were said for the victims, loved ones, and families of the 12 June Orlando massacre, at the evening Mass at Farm Street in Mayfair on Sunday - marking the end of Pride weekend. Music was provided by the Soul Sanctuary Gospel Choir. There was an exhibition of photographs of the 49 young people who lost their lives.Father Tony Nye SJ gave the following homily, reflecting on Sunday's readings:(1 Kings 19: 16, 19-21; Galatians 5: 1, 13-18; Luke 9: 51-62)“My grandmother...
Sunday Worship on BBC Radio 4 this weekend will feature highlights of the new Gospel oratorio, The Resurrection, with lyrics by Jesuit Fr John Moffatt SJ. It is being performed by Soul Sanctuary Gospel Choir (SSGC) who sing at the 6.15pm Mass at Farm Street Jesuit Church in London on the last Sunday of each month.The Resurrection takes as its blueprint the Passions of Johann Sebastian Bach – a setting of the some of the Easter narratives in the Gospels of Saint John and Saint Luke – arranged...